We found 4 surgical oncologists near Brick, NJ.

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Dr. Manpreet K Kohli, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Manpreet Kohli sees patients in Long Branch, NJ and Lakewood, NJ. Her medical specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She has indicated that her clinical interests include breast surgery. Dr. Kohli is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Kohli attended Kasturba Medical College for medical school. Her professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Prophylactic Mastectomy, Breast Surgery, Breast Imaging, Breast-Conserving Surgery, Breast Cancer

Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
478 Brick Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Tarun Bhandari is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is professionally affiliated with Community Medical Center. He accepts QualCare and Medicare insurance. Dr. Bhandari attended Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard; Suite 5a
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Theodore Lygas is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Lygas average 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Lygas studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Lygas is affiliated with Community Medical Center.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. John Pellegrino is a surgical oncologist in Brick, NJ. Dr. Pellegrino is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.
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